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Wedding at end of month - going shopping this weekend and terrified! HELP!

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walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 21:35:09

Title says it all reallly. Since having kids I seem to wonder round the shops aimlessly like a lost soul.

Am 5ft9, size 14. Apple shaped.

Seen any outfits for me? Was wanting something that I can wear after the wedding to Christmas do's IYKWIM?

Taa

fishie Tue 13-Oct-09 21:41:11

what do you like? are you after a dress or separates, have you shoes??

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 21:46:18

OK

Where did you used to shop, and what did you like?

What kind of budget?

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 21:50:00

Be patient with me.....

Dress if poss, want to be a bit glam (as I live in jeans and need a bit of glam!

Have got black strappies, but would like to get a pair of shoes or boots at the same time?

Don't really want to spend more than £100 - less if poss!

On your marks, get set, go!!!

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 21:51:29

Green and blue are my colours by the way, have dyed red hair.

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 21:56:17

www.very.co.uk/rf/vry/p.do/women/dresses/occasion/print-bow-dress?groupId=598221791&Nu=this_product& SNtk=&Np=1&SN=151+4294955675+4294955869+3110+4294965120+85+307&Ntt=598221791&D=598221791&Ntk=group_s earch&Dx=mode%2bmatchall&thisprod=598221791&N=151+4294955675+4294955869+3110+4294965120+85+307&Nty=1 &Mis_item_id=15&Mis_item_loc_id=1&product=598221791&selectedImg=A912_SP116_16_GZ603.jpg

www.very.co.uk/rf/vry/p.do/women/dresses/occasion/wrap-dress?Ntx=mode%2bmatchallpartial&Nao=12&group Id=598227436&Nu=this_product&SNtk=&Np=1&SN=151+4294955675+4294955869+3110+4294965120+307&Ntt=5982274 36&D=598227436&Ntk=group_search&Dx=mode%2bmatchall&thisprod=598227436&N=151+4294955675+4294955869+31 10+4294965120+307&Nty=1&Mis_item_id=15&Mis_item_loc_id=1&product=598227436&pageSize=12&selectedImg=A 912_SP116_13_GX177.jpg

Very first shots - tell me what you think and it may help narrow it down...

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 21:59:44

Hi

The first is a bit busy printwise - I like something a little more understated I think?

Liking number 2 better but with it being nearly Nov may be a little cold (strappy!!!)

WOTMx

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 22:00:16

Also this:

www.wallis.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=false&catalogId=2 0551&storeId=12557&categoryId=140433&parent_category_rn=140428&productId=1372426&langId=-1

and this:

www.wallis.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=false&catalogId=2 0551&storeId=12557&categoryId=140433&parent_category_rn=140428&productId=1372418&langId=-1

...if you like blue.

Cheap too!

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 22:07:15

www.johnlewis.com/33440/Style.aspx

What do you think - too informal?

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 22:10:17

OOOOOOH - I like - but is it too fitted for me? Will have to try on, but live v near a John Lewis...

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 22:10:43

Nice - but wouln't say it's glam.

Perhaps nice to be a bit more dressy for a wedding?

(Without outshining the bride or looking like a hooker obviously.....)

www.boohoo.com/FashionClothing/index.php?id=AZZ92883&code=AZZ92883-119-31&size=S%2FM&color=COBALT

This one a bit short?

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 22:10:46

So excited I forgot to link...

http://www.johnlewis.com/31286/Style.aspx

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 22:12:02

I bit short, and I Think I am best to be a little fitted in shape as I will look bigger than I am????

fishie Tue 13-Oct-09 22:12:44

yes it is a bit faded print but otherwise good. how about hearts desire

littleoldme Tue 13-Oct-09 22:13:11

Book a personal shopper at debenhams. i did that when I was in exactly sitaution and ened up with a fab outfit that I felt great in.

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 22:14:40

www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10001_10001_66853_1139297_-1

walkingonthemoon Tue 13-Oct-09 22:17:36

Girls

Don't wanna be rude but I am whacked. Finding it hard to concentrate.

Will check in tommorow after internet search during lunch hour.... thanks for pointers so far.....

WOTMx

fishie Tue 13-Oct-09 22:18:58

out of stock at jl but maybe at kew?

notyummy Tue 13-Oct-09 22:19:17

www.johnlewis.com/31286/Style.aspx

If this is the other one you were looking at above, then it looks v nice - hits the classy but glam factor bang on, i think.

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